Ms. Neale joined Castlelake in 2013 as part of the Legal & Compliance team, focused on transactional legal matters pertaining to the firm’s aviation strategy. As a tax attorney, Ms. Neale is also responsible for tax analysis and structuring of the aviation transactions including aviation structured products. Prior to joining Castlelake, Ms. Neale served as in-house counsel for a long short equity hedge fund in New York City, focused on general legal and compliance activities. These activities included supporting the firm’s SEC registration as a registered investment adviser, negotiating material agreements with counterparties and fund investors, advising senior management and portfolio managers on legal and regulatory issues, maintaining firm regulatory reporting and filing requirements, and advising on fund structuring. Ms. Neale received her LL.M in tax law from the New York University School of Law, a J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law, and a B.S. from the University of Arizona in biology.